REST IN PEACE ELMS, ANOTHER VICTIM OF CRUEL JUMPS RACING.
Sunday May 25 saw the death of Elms at Casterton. Elms was killed in a hurdle race bringing the victim tally to 4 horses in 2014.
On Monday May 26, CPR rallied in Bourke St Mall to once again speak up for the victims of jumps racing and to educate the public about the cruelty involved. As usual, passers-by were lining up to sign our petition an collect some
VIDEO: Following on from the death of Show Dancer on May 21, there has been further carnage on Victorian race tracks, this time at Cranbourne.
Out of 8 trial races, 4 horses fell (2 of them in the same race at the same jump!)
This just defeats any industry claims about improvements in safety of jumps racing. A cruel and dangerous sport like jumps racing will never be safe, definitely not for the horses!
NEWS: More progress on our Ban Jumps Racing campaign.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead
This quote will never ring more true when you hear what the Former Head of the South Australian Jockey Club had to say in an article written by the ABC!
“Mr Ploubidis, who ran the jockey cl